Boggs Takes Bay Mills Invitational Win
Category: press release
Jun 5th, 2010 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Jun 5th, 2010 at 12:00 AM
The forecasted cold front went through this morning taking the best portion of the bite with it at the AIM Bay Mills Resort and Casino tournament out of Brimley, Michigan. Nisswa Minnesota’s Rich Boggs was leading all the way through the live the weigh in, holding his lead to last two Pros as Brandon Carpenter weighed in and Scott Duncan was staged.
Boggs only weighed 5 fish today, totaling 57.07 pounds for the tournament. He was placed in the ‘hot seat’ behind the custom Bay Mills trophy to wait for Scott’s total. Scott was into the big walleyes yesterday, averaging nearly 5 pounds, and posed a true threat to Rich Bogg’s lead if his fish were on.
As MC Tommy Skarlis read the Scott’s fish off the list, and stopped at 2 for 8.37, it wasn’t clear whether Scott had more in that 4 pound class on his AIM CRR card.
Rich Boggs won weighing a total of 57.07, Brandon Carpenter edged Scott Duncan for second with 44.59, Scott weighed a total of 44.26, Rick Olson had the largest day three CRR total (20.58) to bring his total to 38.78 for fourth, and Mike Gofron weighed 38.45 for fifth.
Local favorite Dane Stanaway took sixth, Jason Przekurat continued his day two move upward to take seventh, Gary Parsons had a tough day, but literally scrounged up a few to take eighth, Tommy Skarlis took ninth, and veteran Dan Plautz rounded out the top ten.
Most of the fish were caught in shallower water using jigging and casting techniques or trolling cranks up over the tops of the cover. Clear water and lack of current were the enemy, so when Jason Przekurat found his area to be still and clear, he ran his boat through the spot a few times…and promptly boated 7 fish.
Adding an interesting twist to the ceremonies, Bay Mills resort and Casino paid out the winnings in cold, hard cash, served to the winners on silver platters. Rich Boggs took home $15,000.00 and a new Crestliner boat powered by a Mercury Opti Max outboard.
Anglers Insight Marketing heads to green Bay on July 1, fishing the famous walleye waters of the Bay Of Green Bay.
Further information about AIM as well as up-to-the-minute updates about tournaments can be found at the AIM web site: www.aimfishing.com. The next 2010 event will be the AIM Bay Mills Invitational™ tournament and will be held June 3 – 5 at Brimley, MI in conjunction with Bay Mills Resort and Casino.
Anglers Insight Marketing, LLC™ (AIM) is a unique tournament organization created by many of the most successful professional walleye anglers and other investors who share a mission of advancing not only competitive angling but the entire fishing industry. The organization is dedicated to providing unmatched marketing exposure to the competitive anglers and the supporting sponsors. AIM’s unique Catch-Record-Release™ format, dynamic events and the introduction of new and innovative technologies have been designed to bring a higher level of entertainment and useful information to the world of fishing.
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